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Running out of Room

By Vivienne Hughes

Motril is running out of places to temporarily house the illegal-immigrant overspill; after using an exhibition hall, they have turned to the municipal stadium. »

Immigrant Accommodation Rankles

By Vivienne Hughes

The illegal-immigrant overspill in Motril is raising the hackles of residents after a hall in the old sugar factory was used to house them, temporarily. »

Already Too Many But More Come

By Hugh MacArthur

Motril has had to open up a public building to house the illegal-immigrant overspill - the port facilities cannot keep them there after 72 hours. »

Immigrants Land on Castell Beach

By Vivienne Hughes

Eleven illegal immigrants from North-West Africa were detained after having reached a beach within the municipality of Castell de Ferro. »

People Smugglers Arrested

By Vivienne Hughes

The Guardia Civil carried out dawn arrests along the Costa Tropical on suspected members of a gang dealing in human trafficking or people smuggling.. »

Immigrant Boat Intercepted

By Vivienne Hughes

An RIB (Zodiac dingy) carrying 51 illegal immigrants was intercepted in the Mar de Alborán sea area to the South of Motril. »

Knocking at the Door

By Martin Myall

Here are the 2017 figures for the arrival of illegal immigrants along our coast. Even as January 2018 closes, the figure continues to rise. »

Plans For Motril Air Base

By Martin Myall

(COE14/TVI07) With the non-stop arrival of illegal immigrants at Motril Port, the Central Government is thinking of turning the Motril Air Base into an illegal immigrant holding centre. »

Bursting at The Seams

By Hugh MacArthur

(KAE03) The PSOE has called on the Minister of the Interior to visit the inmigrant holding centre in Motril to see what a state it is in. »

Jet Ski Rider Arrested

By Hugh MacArthur

A Moroccan man has been arrested by the Guardia Civil, suspected of people trafficking after he was caught with three undocumented immigrants on the back of his jetski. »

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